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Synonyms for sharpen

Synonyms for sharpen

to give a sharp edge to

Synonyms for sharpen

make sharp or sharper

make crisp or more crisp and precise

become sharp or sharper

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put (an image) into focus

make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper


raise the pitch of (musical notes)

give a point to

make (one's senses) more acute

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It's important to note that many manual pull-through sharpeners, like those that are counter-mounted or handheld, fall back into the honing category.
But my definition of "good" changed after I tried an electric sharpener about 10 years ago.
Knife sharpeners and blacksmiths whether trained or untrained, are deemed a rare commodity these days in Peshawar due to innumerable orders despite they are getting despite a hike in charges for their services.
Ordinary shopkeepers, professional and untrained blacksmiths and knife sharpeners belonging to far flung areas of KP and FATA are also being seen selling these tools in different areas of Peshawar including Gulbahar, Hastnagri, Karimpura, Cantonment areas, Tehkal, Latifabad, Ghareeb Abad, Hayatabad, Board and adjoining areas and were earning two times high.
We suggest merchandising sharpeners near the produce or meat departments on clip strips.
and its Chef'sChoice knife sharpener brand, the company said.
There are sharpeners for this specific purpose, some tapered and some round, and typically you'll find them in diamond and ceramic mediums.
Knife sharpeners are highly varied, from bench stones and field sharpeners to high-tech systems with guided angle adjustments and electric units.
Smith's, with 33 employees, continues to sell stone sharpeners, but the focus is on new products and new opportunities.
Which is fine, except the thing the school was getting tough against was the humble pencil sharpener.
Because the polka dot pattern on DMT's sharpeners is so easily recognizable, a number of look-alike knockoffs have been manufactured in China, and sold in China and elsewhere.
There are many collectors of writing implements and some rather more specialised collectors of pencil sharpeners, as well as collectors of advertising memorabilia.
A center spread in the same circular included such deals as pencil sharpeners, 10-packs of No.
It also is important to note that quality, professional, multi-stage sharpeners significantly enhance the durability of the 15-degree edge.
The Twinsharp Select knife sharpener (pounds 37) is really well made with two sharpeners for left or right handers and it comes with a lifetime guarantee.